Showing questions tagged: Show all questions

When I press ctrl the page zooms in, there is no other button being pressed and I use ctrl often to delete one word instead of just a letter

When typing if I make a mistake I'll usually just delete the entire word and retype it rather than fix the spelling but to do that I need to use CTRL. Now when I press CT… (read more)

When typing if I make a mistake I'll usually just delete the entire word and retype it rather than fix the spelling but to do that I need to use CTRL. Now when I press CTRL it zooms in the page even though there are no other buttons being pressed.

Asked by Jacob 14 minutes ago

JavaScript in firefox.cfg can't access `document`

As I understand, `autoconfig.js` (with `firefox.cfg`) can be used to have JavaScript run during startup to control Firefox's UI elements. I have set up `autoconfig.js` i… (read more)

As I understand, `autoconfig.js` (with `firefox.cfg`) can be used to have JavaScript run during startup to control Firefox's UI elements.

I have set up `autoconfig.js` in my `/usr/lib/firefox-developer-edition/defaults/pref` folder (I'm on EndeavourOS Linux). As instructed here, I've already put the two required files, `autoconfig.js` and `firefox.cfg` in their correct folders (`/usr/lib/firefox-developer-edition/defaults/pref` and `/usr/lib/firefox-developer-edition` in my machine).

The file `firefox.cfg` contains the following code:

 //
 (() => {
   var tabbar = document.getElementById("TabsToolbar");
 })();


However, every time I run Firefox, this message will appear:

 "Failed to read the configuration file. Please contact your system administrator."


If I empty out the `firefox.cfg` file, Firefox will run normally without showing the error message. It will also run normally if I just have something like this in the file:

 //
 (() => {
   var testVar = "";
 })();


I don't understand why the JavaScript code can't access the Firefox UI elements through `document` or `window.document`. If `autoconfig.js` isn't build for that, what should I use to change my browser's UI elements through JavaScript?

Thank you.

Asked by jazali 23 hours ago

Last reply by jazali 16 hours ago

Search with Startpage in address bar

I have Startparge set as my default search engine. I used to type directly into the address bar (see first image). Press Enter, and the Startpage results page for this … (read more)

I have Startparge set as my default search engine. I used to type directly into the address bar (see first image).

Press Enter, and the Startpage results page for this search phrase would show up. Somehow, this has now changed. I press Enter, but the result is just the Startpage home page, with a blank search box (see second image). So I then have to type the same phrase in again in Startpage's own box. This just trips me up.

The crazy thing is that this only happens sometimes - but more often than not. I haven't seen it work right for weeks: I just did it now to make screenshots, and it worked wrong. I just did it again and it worked as expected: pressing Enter took me to Startpage's results.

Any clues how to change settings to fix this?

Asked by sebthirlway 3 hours ago

There is this new pop up coming on latest firefox version 123 about opening favorite link on firefox

There is this new pop up coming on latest firefox version 123 about opening favorite link on firefox, I want to get rid of it programmatically using java, which argument … (read more)

There is this new pop up coming on latest firefox version 123 about opening favorite link on firefox, I want to get rid of it programmatically using java, which argument or preference should I use ?

Asked by fuefirsttest 1 day ago

Last reply by fuefirsttest 1 day ago

Custom userChrome.css not working on firefox macOS

I'm trying to remove FireFox native horizontal tab following this link: https://superuser.com/questions/1424478/can-i-hide-native-tabs-at-the-top-of-firefox However, I c… (read more)

I'm trying to remove FireFox native horizontal tab following this link: https://superuser.com/questions/1424478/can-i-hide-native-tabs-at-the-top-of-firefox

However, I couldn't get it to work even thought I use correct path, change config to true for using style sheet, and clear cache

context: path: /Users/PC/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default-release/chrome/userChrome.css FireFox version 123.0

Asked by garnet.arm 2 days ago

Last reply by garnet.arm 2 days ago

Roboform not loading on 123.0 Firefox Release February 20, 2024 no toolbar or icon. Works on other browsers.

Roboform extension not working at all since the 123.0 Firefox Release February 20, 2024 update. It works fine on all of my other browsers. Please fix this. I have alre… (read more)

Roboform extension not working at all since the 123.0 Firefox Release February 20, 2024 update. It works fine on all of my other browsers. Please fix this. I have already tried to reinstall it. It acts if it wants to work and then it disappears.

Asked by dachkc19 3 days ago

Last reply by dachkc19 2 days ago

Firefox 'Top Sites' homepage.

Hello, so I have been putting my custom links onto the 'top sites' start page in Firefox, by editing the icons and putting the URL, etc. It is a great 'speed dial' type f… (read more)

Hello, so I have been putting my custom links onto the 'top sites' start page in Firefox, by editing the icons and putting the URL, etc. It is a great 'speed dial' type feature I love. One thing has me tearing my hair out after trying all ways to try and fix this to appear to my liking, is the 'custom icon' from the website not showing in the sites I want to 'speed dial' Facebook and YT show up fine, but random sites I want on the page don't do this. I don't care why this is anymore, please don't give lengthily fixes. It's just silly you need a working URL with an icon at the end of it to display this properly. It did make me very mad, can you tell, even madder when I saw it done as it should be in OPERA browser, on their 'top sites', or 'speed dial' customizable home page they have the sensible option there to pick your own icon, you can put in a folder on your desktop if you like, no working URL needed! start a collection of what icons you want to see on your own start page. Can you please implement this 'common sense' modification as soon as possible, it will take only minutes of code writing i'm sure. I do not want to, but I will go to Opera as my main browser for this common sense functionality, good luck and thank you.

Asked by home71 2 days ago

Automatischer start exestiert nicht

Hallo ich möchte das Firefox sich beim starten des Pc alleine hochfährt. In den Einstellungen soll es dafür eine Option geben die bei mir aber nicht vorhanden ist. was ka… (read more)

Hallo ich möchte das Firefox sich beim starten des Pc alleine hochfährt. In den Einstellungen soll es dafür eine Option geben die bei mir aber nicht vorhanden ist. was kann ich jetzt machen?

Asked by silvercat5 5 days ago

Last reply by silvercat5 3 days ago

How to disable "Open my links with Firefox"?

I'm installing a Docker service set onto a new Ubuntu system, that has Firefox installed by default. One of the services is a GUI application. However, when opening Fire… (read more)

I'm installing a Docker service set onto a new Ubuntu system, that has Firefox installed by default. One of the services is a GUI application.

However, when opening Firefox for the first time, a dialog shows up that I would like to disable (attached).

How can I disable this?

I'm running Firefox using: "/usr/bin/firefox --kiosk http://localhost"

I've already followed a lot of the suggestions in here: https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/remote/shared/RecommendedPreferences.sys.mjs (and verified they are indeed set after installing my own "user.js" file), but I cannot find an about:config preference that disables what I'm still seeing.

Any help or ideas?

Asked by Devin 4 days ago

Best addon for downloading linked images on a website

I've tried a few addons that download website images but the website I go to has thumbnails that are linked to larger jpg's and addons I've used won't download the linked… (read more)

I've tried a few addons that download website images but the website I go to has thumbnails that are linked to larger jpg's and addons I've used won't download the linked jpg's. I used "Download all images" addon which has a "Deep Search Option" and filters for downloading linked images but I can't get it to work. I couldn't figure out how to use the filters. I read about another addon called "download-links" that can search linked images and I might give it a try. Any suggestions? Has anyone tried "Download all images" addon?

Asked by grov10 5 days ago

Why is the "new" addon system so restrictive?

I've been hoping it would get better over the years but it's been a very long time and things never got better so I'm wondering why is the "new"(I think it's been close t… (read more)

I've been hoping it would get better over the years but it's been a very long time and things never got better so I'm wondering why is the "new"(I think it's been close to 7 years now) addon is so restrictive?

I can't live without tab grouping and it's impossible to do the way I like with this new addon system and none of the many alternative are as good so it's been keeping me away from firefox since the change.

Is there a reason it's kept that way? I'd really like to come back to firefox because I'm sick of chrome and the smaller browsers have many compatibility issues because website ignore them but as long as the addon system remain as-is, I just can't.

Asked by kookie_god 6 days ago

Last reply by kookie_god 6 days ago